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ICC prosecutor undermines credibility of Int’l Criminal Court — Malacañang

Posted on: March 16th, 2018 | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines — Presidential Spokesperson Secretary Harry Roque did not deny feeling sad about the Philippines withdrawal from the Rome Statute or treaty of the International Criminal Court (ICC) because...

Palace hits back at UN human rights chief over ‘disrespectful’ remarks

Posted on: March 12th, 2018 | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines —The statement made by the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights Zeid Ra’ad al-Hussein against President Rodrigo Duterte was an insult to the Philippines. This was the response...

Duterte criticizes UN Human Rights chief anew

Posted on: December 23rd, 2016 | No Comments
  United Nations Commission on Human Rights High Commissioner Zeid Ra’ad Al Hussein released a statement on Wednesday in which he urged the judicial authorities in the Philippines to investigate...

Malacañang respects statement of UN human rights chief vs. Duterte

Posted on: December 22nd, 2016 | No Comments
  “In Davao, I used to do it personally. Just to show to the [police] that if I can do it, why can’t you? I go around in Davao [on]...

UN human rights chief urges probe on Duterte’s killing claims

Posted on: December 21st, 2016 | No Comments
  President Rodrigo Duterte’s recent admission that he had killed criminals earned different reactions not just in the Philippines, but even in the international community. It allegedly happened when he...

New U.N. rights boss warns of ‘house of blood’ in Iraq, Syria

Posted on: September 9th, 2014 | No Comments
(Reuters) – The new U.N. human rights chief urged world powers on Monday to protect women and minorities targeted by Islamic State militants in Iraq and Syria, saying the fighters...